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Jan 6, 2014 3:30pm PST
. you have one cold snap. you've got wacky weather all around the world. >> this is science? wacky is a science? >> i'm trying to many ko up to your donald trump level. >> this is professor jones. >> haven't gotten there yet. but listen, we have very severe extreme weather events that are happening even here in the united states. california right now, you've got the ice caps melting on the mountains there. you've got a big heat wave in australia, argentina. wacky weather, dangerous weather all around the world. by the united states not moving aggressively being held up by folks like you, we're missing a chance to do something about it. >> let me guide you, not hold you. when you look at the science, on both sides they understand that the trend in hurricanes is flat. we're not having more hurricanes. it has gotten warmer. we're not having more hurricanes. we're not having more tornadoes. scientists agree there's not an increase in drought and floods. what we have is climate ambulance chasers. they go after every time there's an adverse event, every time there's an adverse event you
Jan 1, 2014 2:00am PST
resource eco center at the her responses park and give the great science education to the people in east eastern san francisco. during the program i've worked tirelessly to increase our presence by working with our close relationship with the school district and other inform institutions to provide teachers and family event focusing on science and sponsoring classrooms to have live trout in their classrooms an amazing program run by the wife horrify wildlife. we'll continue to provide this to neighborhoods that have been denied access to it. (calling names). so arcadia then margaret >> good afternoon, commissioners i'm martha and i'm the faculty in the graduate department at the john fy censured institute we're in support of the conditional san francisco proposal. one of the reasons for that is the course that i teach at the john f. kennedy university is taught and my intention is to bring my students here in the spring to help them learn about the community in the areas they're going to be in and help them bring their educates to building and strengthening the current eco center that'
Jan 3, 2014 4:00pm PST
american children continue to fall farther and farther behind other countries in science and math. 33% of americans don't believe in evolution including 48% of republicans. much of the world shakes its head over that one. >>> and guess which big city mayor just filed for re-election calling himself the best mayor this city has ever had. that would be rob ford of toronto. one of many politicians who might want to rethink running for office in 2014. >>> and let me finish tonight with the selective reading of "the new york times" report on what really happened in benghazi. this is "hardball," the place for politics. ♪ we're gonna be late. ♪ ♪ ♪ oh are we early? [ male announcer ] commute your way with the bold, all-new nissan rogue. ♪ >>> what countries do americans like and which ones do they dislike? a new pew poll as the answer. japan with 70% viewing japan favorably. number two the country we fought a revolution to break away from, great britain. number one, canada with 81% having a favorable opinion. probably good because we share a border. in third place for lease liked i
Al Jazeera America
Dec 30, 2013 2:30pm EST
and humanity in a unique way. this is a show about science by scientists. let's check out our team of hard-core nerds. tonight she's on the front lines of a devastating wildfire as a drone takes command of the skies over yosemite. crystal is a molecular neuroscience. she goes to the streets of seattle and santa cruz for a look at how science might stop crime before it happens. lindsay is an ex-cia operator. tonight she shows us how mushrooms might one day replace styrofoam packages. i'm phil torres and i'm an entomologist. i study insects in the rain forests of peru. that's our team. now, let's do some science. >>> it has been another fantastic week of science on the road. we've got crystal, lindsay and rita here. we're going to start with you. you were basically a very high-tech firefighter for a week. tell me about this. >> that's right. i was on a story that followed how we use unmanned aircraft to fight the rim fire at yosemite. let me show you. here it is. it's a very unusual-looking piece of technology. it almost looks like an alien insect, and they have it in a hangar. essentially t
Al Jazeera America
Jan 1, 2014 7:00pm EST
for work. plus trying to close the math and science gaps among americans students and the unique solution to a costy problem. >> for the same price of my macbook pro, this computer lab will fit on my back. >> that and more as "real money" continues. many worry that the gains made in education will not stick in the future. aljazeera's jane ferguson takes us to a school in kandahar city that was long considered a success and is now facing closure. >> it's a place offering more than these girls know, a quality education in real tangible skills, a path away from positivity and early marriage and towards university and a career. since 2002, the modern stud has been teaching women languages, like management and computer skills. that they are skills that speak of ambition which in the heart of tallle ban country is remarkable. >> we are a unique school, preparing women to go to jobs. our school is preparing women to go to universities. >> top software programmers are a hot commodity. fortune says that google paid software developers $128,000 on average, and we told you stories on this show about
Al Jazeera America
Jan 6, 2014 2:30pm EST
science can achieve perfection in a glass. i'm phil torres. i'm an entermologist and i'll show you the spiders i found in peru. and how scent affects jaguars. that's the team, let's do some science. hey, guys, welcome to a fun week of science in the field. kyle, what is happening to the bee, how can we save them? >> bee populations are diminishing around the country. i wanted to find out why. i travelled to the heartland of america to find innovative ways to find technology to save the bees. late summer in barrett minnesota it is usually buzzing with activity. i think we are ready to walk down to the beehives. >> the midwest is known for the commercial bee industry. we have empty boxes not filled with honey. nothing. >> bee kooepers are witnessing an alarming problem. how many bees are we losing? >> the losses are avt ron omic am. i lost 65% of my operation last winter. we look in the ground to see if there's dead bees on the ground. most people in the u.s. would be happy staying away from the honey bee. >> they are critically important to the u.s. food supply. they provide $15 bil
Dec 30, 2013 1:00am PST
faster than they can be filled and more than 50 percent of all future math and science occupations will likely be in computing occupations but fewer than 3 percent of students graduate with a degree in computer science, here in the unified school district, we know this and we take the lead to help the students in science and engineering and math and what we call the stem and we add the arts to our work, which we call steam. and we have a thriving career, this week we are celebrating the science and education week in an hour of code and many of the high school computer classes are opened to drop in and learn the science and computer programming for science. the hour of technical is happening and, teachers danny tan and tera freed man and art simon and brian at loewll high school, all with the support of our career and technical department. and we thank you for participating in the hour of code. speaking of our career in technical education programs, our programs at sfusd high schools provide opportunities for the high school students to explore and gain access to the high wage and t
Dec 31, 2013 9:00am EST
to ten years in computer science. five to ten years and everything is new. the cloud is new, twitter is new, google is new. new programming languages. his tohistorically, what we've s we've sliced human life into, basically, four slices, five slices. one is a play phase, a learn phase the next 20 year, a work phase and a resting phase afterwards and then eventually dying. what i think we should be doing is have them all at the same time. we should play, we should learn, work and rest at the same time. because the world moves so fast today, we can't really afford having a single cell of education anymore. we have to stay up-to-date. >> new year's day on c-span, just before 1 p.m. eastern and throughout the afternoon, ceos of udacity, twitter and others on the future of higher education, robotics and data as the new industrial revolution. on c-span2's booktv, "unflinching courage," former senator kay bailey hutchison on the women who helped shape texas. and on c-spanbe 3's american history tv -- c-span3's american history tv, memories of the civil rights era at 8:30. .. >> ladies and g
Dec 30, 2013 2:00am PST
't the director of the taiwan earthquake research center and also the tip of the city department of earth sciences at the national central university. believe me ask you after you got to appease the back arrow at caltech in the area of needle the size quality and they are thick slices and then though you were offered a job that no one man band a u turn that down instead. came back to taiwan to become associate professor at the national central university. what with the motivations of quest at that time i was kind of pain cutting with the ice to get a job to stay you a story today i want to holiday in about nineteen ninety three. no one has to have a very impressive pro plan but as chris got these boots enjoyed the bureau at that time employee like mad country strong washing stations. all the data taiwan will do well to a bank which is actually dead. most bags that look in the ward is now at that time of the physical attack he told me actually these media press it and also to concede it now much as kristen taiwanese actually really good timing for me to come back from a cell of siad need to come ba
Jan 1, 2014 1:30am PST
>> i'm elaine johnson i'm the director of bio link the advance center funded by national science foundation we provide technical support. we've been house defense attorneys at the continually of san francisco since 998 and have been developing skills based programs for our students where they could get wonderful jobs. many of our students have come from the bayview hirpts point area and have been working in a variety of life science careers one has a job at the man technical and has started a girl's club. beef about that very, very excited about the possibilities of adding certificates and stackable credential were with that in mind last year we were part of receiving a $2 million portion of a 15 million take grant it stand for community career training by the department of labor. with that funding we were creating an environmental monitoring certificate and have been working with the faculty who have been working hard at the park. it's my great pleasure to be here and share that with you and be very, very supportive of the proposal. thank you. >> (calling names). >> good morning
FOX Business
Jan 5, 2014 8:00pm EST
change joins us to talkbout all. we will talk science next. [ male announcer ] this is the story of the little room over the pizza place on chestnut street the modest first floor bedroom in tallinn, estonia and the southbound bus barreli down i-. ♪ this magic moment it is the story of where every great idea begins. and of those who believed they had thpower to do more. dell is honored to be part of some of the world's great stories. that began much the same way ours did in a little dorm room -- 2713. ♪ this magic moment ♪ ♪ this magic moment so i can reach ally bank 24/7, but there ar24/7.branches? i'm sorry, i'm just really reluctant to try new things. really what's wrong with trying new things? look! mommy's new vacuum! (cat screech) you feel that in your muscles? i do... drink water. it's a long story. well, not having branches let's us give you great rates and service. i'd like that. a new way to bank. a better way to save. ally bank. your money needs an ally. lou: a chineee rescued trip in the aempt orescuing more than 50 global warming scientists now appear to be re
FOX Business
Jan 5, 2014 11:00pm EST
what happened down there. leading climate change joins us to talk about all. we will talk science next. just by talking to a helmet. it grabbed the patient's record before we even picked himp. it found out the doctor we needed was at st. anne's. wiggle your toes. [ driver ] and it got his okay on treatment from miles away. it even pulled strings with the stoplights. my ambulance talks with smoke alarms and pilots and adiums. but, of course, 's a good listen too. [ female announcer ] today cisco is connecting the internet of everything. so everything rks like never before. there's nothing like being your own boss! and my customers are really liking your flat ratshipping. fedex one rate. really makes my life easier. maybe a promotion is in order. good news. i got a new title. and a raise? management couldn't make that happen. [ male announcer ] introducing fedex one rate. simple, flat rate shipping with theeliability of fedex. lou: a chineee rescued trip in the attempt of rescuing more than 50 global warming scientisis now appear to be rescued themselves. the crew saying that they're
FOX Business
Jan 3, 2014 7:00pm EST
there. leading climate change joins us to talk about all. we will talk science next. [[ male announce] this is the story of the little room over the pizza place on chestnut street the modest first floor bedroom in tallinn, estonia and the southbound d bus barreli down i-95. ♪this magic moment it is the story of where every great idea begins. and of those who believed thed thpower to do more. dell is honored to be part of some of the world's great stories. that began much the same way ours did in a little dorm room -- 2713. ♪ this mic moment ♪ ♪ this mic moment my dad has aor afib.brillation, has the most common kind...'s not caused by a heart valve problem. dad, it says your afibuts you at 5 times greater risk of a stroke. that's why i take my warfarin every day. but it looks like maybe we should ask your doctor about pradaxa. in a clinical trial, pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate mesylate)... ...was proven superior to warfarin at reducing the risk of stroke. and unlike warfarin, with no regular blood tests or dietary restrictions. hey thanks for calling my doctor. sure. p
FOX Business
Jan 4, 2014 10:00am EST
there. leading climate change joins us to talk about all. we will talk science next. dentures are very different to real teeth. they're about 10 times softer and may have surface pores where bacteria can multiply. polident kills 99.99% of odor causing bacteria and helps dissolve stains. that's why i recommend polident. [ male announcer ] cleaner, fresher, brightervery day. lou: a chineee rescued trip in the attempt of rescuing more than 50 global warming scientists now appear to be rescued themselves. the crew saying that they're worried about the ships ability the move through the ice or a nearby australian icebreaker has been asked to stay in the area. and a new report that the federal government spent nearly seven and a half billion dollars to help other nations deal with climate change. that report covering the 2010- 2012 be, submitted to the united nations on a subct that the secretary of state john kerry has described as a truly life-and-death challenge. that evidence is, however, lacking. tornado activity last year hit a 60-year low. even though climate alarmists insist global w
FOX Business
Jan 4, 2014 8:00pm EST
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Al Jazeera America
Dec 29, 2013 7:30pm EST
. we are doing this in a unique way, this is a show about science by scientists. let's check out our team of hard core in other words. marita davidson, is on the front lines of a devastating wildfire. and crystal dilworth is a molecular neuroscientist, how police work could stop crime before it happens. lindsay moran, shows us how mushrooms may replace polystyrene packaging. i'm phil torres, that's our team of scientists, now let's do some science. ♪ ♪ >> it has been another fantastic week of science on the road. we've got crystal, lindsay and marita here. marita, you were basically a very high tech firefighter for a week. tell me about this. >> i was on a story to tell us how we fight the rim fire in yosemite. here it is. this is a very unusual piece of technology. it almost looks like an alien insect. they've got it in a hangar and they're going to fly it up to yosemite and going to be eyes in the sky to generate action from the ground. let's check it out. the size and scope of the wildfire burning in yosemite national park is astounding. larger than the city of chicago at a c
Dec 31, 2013 4:30am PST
creating life changing inventions i think will be incredibly useful. this is the role of life science it is why years ago mayor replenishing and newsom and now i get it add my years of support to build this incredible innovation center the life science center we we call mission bay and a dog patch. i want to give a shout out to j cross-examination morgan chase they'll given us a gift. that's incredibly wonderful (clapping.) and again, i think it nurtures the whole spirit of our city. this is the innovation capital of world. i keep saying that and every time i turn around there's another example that were this is the melting right here of what's been happening in mission bay it invites so much of our young talent to join the successful efforts of large and small companies the talent that uc provides. we only have a small role in the city we realize how important it is about timing. and when people need it our staff comes through with it. i thank todd and others who are working with him because when the call comes in we need something it act fast to keep the most memory done they're the
Dec 30, 2013 6:00pm PST
't think it is. >> sreenivasan: plus, the year's big science news. from space exploration. to the fight against cancer. and mounting concerns over climate change. >> we reached this kind of unfortunate milestone, 400 parts per million of car done-- carbon dioxide. and that number is something this planet has not seen in millions of years, not in recorded history. >> sreenivasan: those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's "pbs newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> sreenivasan: the death toll reached 31 today in the russian city of volgograd, after the second suicide bombing in as many days. the first came sunday at the city's main train station. the attacks
Jan 4, 2014 10:00pm EST
with extraordinary self-education in philosophy and science. he encountered benjamin franklin the representrepresent ative of the american colonies in britain and franklin got to know him a little, very little and suggested to him that he should try going to america and starting over. payne did that and quickly became an important figure in the intellectual circles of philadelphia. he was the editor of a small magazine called the pennsylvania magazine, a writer and as the american revolution began to brew he became an important retort titian. he wrote common sense, the great pamphlet that persuaded so many people to back the cause of independence. he wrote the crisis papers and i think it's fair to call him a member of the founding generation. 10 years later less known to us americans paine went to france and became an important spokesman for the french revolutionaries. he really was a great champion and made the case for the radicalism of the revolution in france to british and american audiences. he was a real revolutionary. he was a believer in the need to break with the past in order to undo the
Jan 5, 2014 9:00pm EST
education and physical science and he encountered a benjamin franklin the representative of the colonies in britain. a suggested to him to get into america. in the intellectual circles in philadelphia he was the editor of a small magazine called the pennsylvania magazine and a writer and the american revolution and the struggle for independence and he wrote the crisis papers. lesser known as he went to france and became an important spokesman for the french revolutionaries to be a really great champion to the speaking world and the case for the revolution in france to the british american audiences. he was a break with the past in order to undo the terrible injustice is that the european regimes in his view were coming in their people and he wanted always to find ways to apply the right political principle in society to we think of them as one of the founders but he was more radical than the american revolution in some ways much more at home and the french revolution he thought it was one of the fathers of modern radicalism and some aspects of the modern left. >> host: which brings us of
Jan 6, 2014 8:00am PST
never called one. you'll hear from dr. carl hart later in the show about the science side. that kind of scare tactic is not what we need today. if they really care about communities of color, they should advocate for ending the war on drugs. >> gabriel sayegh, thank you for being with us, director of the drug policy alliance's new york policy office. when we come back, we will be joined by dr. carl hart, a neuroscientist. -- thetitle of his book title of his book, "high price: a neuroscientist's journey of self-discovery that callenges everything you know about drugs and society." stay with us. ♪ [music break] >> this is democracy now!,, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. as we continue our conversation on the nationwide ship toward liberalizing drug laws, we're joined by the groundbreaking neuropsych of pharmacologist -- neuropsychopharmacology is dr. carl hart from columbia university where he is an associate professor in the psychology and psychiatry departments. he is also member of the national advisory council on drug abuse and a research scientist in
Al Jazeera America
Jan 5, 2014 7:30pm EST
science by scientists. let's check out our hard core in other words. coaskosta grammatis. one of day the 3d printer will help save a little boy's nights. rachelle oldmixon, and lindsay moran, plastic that can stop a bullet, why is it ending up in some classrooms? i'm phil torres, i'm an entomologist. i study spiders in the rain forests of peru. that's our team, now let's do some science. ♪ ♪ >> hi and welcome to "techknow". i'm phil torres, i'm here with kosta, rachelle and lindsay. you looked at 3d printing. >> 3d printing is an industry that's blowing up right now. we explored and visited all these different groups and laboratories, that are doing 3d printing. let's take a deep dive. from trinkets and 96 inaction, 3d fashion and -- and from auto makers prototyping new parts to nasa lamping a 3d printer to replace parts. >> space exploration, this is absolutely a critical technology. >> from diy medical solutions. >> we've seen the people who made the robo hand project. >> to life altering research. >> i'm dr. ben asser. our lab makes ears. it's alive whit goes into the printer and c
Jan 4, 2014 5:30pm PST
. >> in science i had very low grades. when i started learning about music, being able to practice and concentrating, my grades have gone higher. i would concentrate in my music. it would be something to be focused on and not be bothered by anyone. i was using that in my homework. science is now one of my best subjects. >> do you like it now? >> i love it. >> what do you say to those who say the kids are listening to music all the time. why doesn't that work? >> no one ever got fit watching spectator sports. plugging in and listening to music, it doesn't fix your brain. doing it transforms your nervous system. it makes you basically a better learner. >> who is to say that arts education in general, whether it's dance or painting might be as beneficial as music in terms of developing learning skills for these kids? >> there is been a number of studies and the language abilities seem to be strengthened by the music instruction more than the art. and so these language based skills seem to profit from music instruction. >> the harmony project has the 17 sites in los angeles and one in
Jan 4, 2014 2:30pm PST
kinds of subjects. >> we have lesson plans that are linked to national standards in science, math, and english and language arts. >> however you measure it, these kids are learning a lot about protecting our natural resources. >> it is important to help kids help the planet because it'll help the environment. >> that's why captain planet supports projects like these all around the country. the organization is named for a cartoon character created by tv tycoon ted turner. i talked with his daughter about her father's vision. ted turner said, "children can inherit a legacy of wastefulness or an action plan that can save our planet." do you think captain planet is the start of that action plan? >> i think captain planet is one of the plans to help get control over the degradation and some of the things happening in our environment. >> "degradation" is a good s.a.t. word. it means things that are turning bad. captain planet invites kids to help change that by becoming "planeteers." their schools can apply for grants of money to set up programs aimed at saving the environment. >> and a
Jan 5, 2014 2:30am PST
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Jan 6, 2014 9:30am PST
-- >> think about the science here. >> that's pretty cool. >> what is that? >> see if our high poth cease are correct, next. >>> it's been a while, but it's time for our first real or fake videos. the first one of 2014. welcome back to the show. happen p pi new year. >> thank you, guys. >> let's get in with some awesome videos. >> my name's jake. i work in the oil fields out in south dakota. and just found something out about our tap water. see if it will work. first time i did it was a huge fire ball. that's why i'm a little jumpy doing it. >> waway to get oil and some of the side effects is it release methane and gas into the water. other people have said natural wells in the area could have their own gas and that this might not be caused by traffic. >> glasses make you smart. >> and kind of hot. >> think about the science here. this is a block of velveeta cheese and a ball. >> that's pretty cool. >> this is terrifying. why isn't it going through? >> it is going through. i just think it's taking a while because it's burning the cheese and probably creating the friction. >> i really have
Jan 2, 2014 9:00am PST
the summit the eye the increased day sixteen. i did. chew some sharply on science. in these proceedings and to maintain a balance each tree. everyone is exhausted the cheetahs look forward to christianity to the top of mount mckinley fiends. today she works a beach stops to contend with continues. the other. will grace the police to the summit is to repeat the names on the line to sign me on where he could fall each climb the most polluted in the footsteps of the one in front the top. the euro reached the summit. i did easter. well old the act all are does she celebrates her achievements i'm really excited and wanted to be here the aid of the stuff. my doubts thirties. of the not mean you're still studying so did so great. none of my own stories in that. the name what if i did not hear anything. you were with this the nice scenes. i use to eat. standing on the brink of the entire north american. twol will the true life. though this molten people change gore. it will change little it's a spiritual. please do place the one you bought yourself. george has taken on the great one. wine is
Jan 3, 2014 2:00pm PST
. >>> plus science smackdown. tv's bill nye joins us to explain would you he's taking parity in an evil yugsism versus creation debate. >>> and wolf blitzer is off today. i'm jim acosta, and you are in "the situation room." >>> right now temperatures are starting to nose-dive, a dangerous and historic black of cold air is expected to bring subzero weather to parts of the northeast tonight between now and wednesday nearly half of the nation will shiver through temperatures of zero or below. the windchill could make it feel like 45 degrees below in new england overnight, on top of a mountain of snow of two feet in some places, boston is one of the hardest-hit cities by the first major winter storm of the year, cnn's frederick pleitgen is there. fred, how cold is it getting? >> very cold. i can tell you, just the time we've been here, so far the temperatures have already started to plummet. we're now at maybe five degrees above zero, but we expect the temperatures to go down to at least 7 degrees below zero in the time we'll be here the next couple hours. today was a day, of course, jim, w
Al Jazeera America
Jan 4, 2014 1:00am EST
with a groundbreaking study, published in the journal of science. that cast doubt of patient protection and affordable care act. the white house and its allies have often said that expanding hearing coverage to the uninsured will lower health care cost. but might the opposite be the case? we're joined from philadelphia by katherine backer, professor of meat economics at the time at the harvard school of public health and one of the studies of oregon's public health education, and from san francisco we're joined by james prob innson, professor of health economics university of california at berkeley. thank you very much for joining us. professor, in 2008 they expanded medicaid through a lottery given a rare chance to observe the effects of the expansion alongside a controlled group of people who did not receive coverage. what did you find when you started looking at what expanded medicaid coverage did for people? >> we looked at the multifaceted effects of medicare, benefits of financial protection and potentially improved physical and mental health and we found that expanding medicaid to low income ad
Dec 31, 2013 4:05pm EST
and science because they were not doing as well as the boys at one time and we didn't manage to close that gap, but that would have meant helping boys and just about everything else, reading, writing, school the engagement, just in general. the classroom, we have pretty good research that shows even teachers have a bias against unruly students. it's understandable. but these students could be five or 6-years-old. so why don't know if it's something we want to blame the boys for. they have high spiritedness and it is that we haven't done a good enough job. >> is there a shortage of male teachers and does this have an effect if there is? >> there are very few male teachers in elementary school. slightly more in high school, but still this media slight exaggeration, but one critic in the current school system said that the schools are run by women for girls. again, an early statement, but not by much and a lot of the ways feel that way -- boys feel that way. a group of educators, researchers
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